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Film Focus: MRIS Showcases Indigenous Culture Connection

MRIS’s unique Indigenous Program led by the school’s Wadandi Mentor, Josh Whiteland of Koomal Dreaming  https://www.facebook.com/koomaldreaming/ will be highlighted in a short film. Shot on campus last week, the film will be used as a marketing tool to showcase the connection between MRIS students, their Wadandi Mentor, and their knowledge of the local Noongar culture. It […]

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PAC extension

Performing Arts Centre extension underway at MRIS!

An exciting milestone has been achieved today with MRIS & Terra Castle Constructions signing the contract for the PAC Covered Assembly Area Additions and Alterations.  This $160,000 project includes $80,000 funding from the Australian Government’s Capital Grant Program.  Work will commence on site during the July school holidays with the concrete pour and installation of […]

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Insect Hotel

Bugs book in at MRIS!

Being a MRIS insect just became a whole lot more luxurious with the construction of a new Bug Hotel! Kindergarten teacher, Helen Ewing said the children have been studying ‘minibeasts’ (creatures that do not have a skeleton) and decided to create a new environment for insects using natural material.

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childrens rights

Children’s Rights in the Spotlight at MRIS!   

The ‘Rights of Children’ were in the spotlight recently for MRIS Year 6 students as part of the school’s health curriculum. Students discussed ‘rights’ like education, shelter, food, and  safety  as well as responsibilities required to allow people to have their rights supported, for instance… following the rules or standing up for their rights and […]

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Calm Change at Church

A new Sensory Calming Space will be created in the school’s Library providing all MRIS students with access to a calming, tranquil place. MRIS principal, Wendy Roediger said the Sensory Calming Space can be accessed by all children depending on their emotional needs. Funding to create the area came from a successful application under the […]

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Rob Glass with Oliver and Chia

Creations and Innovations at MRIS!

Sparking student creativity and critical thinking, MRIS’s extension program, Innovations, is now in its 5th year. Run by former parent, Rob Glass, the weekly sessions with the Years 4, 5 and 6 students introduce a wide range of subjects and theories from Archimedes Screw to solar power. A Process Engineer specialising in liquified natural gas, […]

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